Public Memory, Art and Theology
As we honor Memorial Day in the aftermath of this particularly challenging year, how can we broaden our reflection on the theological meaning of public memory as conveyed through public art? What role do public ritual and public art play in trauma responsiveness and in cultivating our social and spiritual moral imaginations?
To view the recording of the May 30, 2021 service click HERE.
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Brief Bio: Rev. Dr. Michelle Walsh, LICSW is a Unitarian Universalist community minister and shares a private justice consulting and spiritual coaching practice with her husband, Rev. Dr. Clyde Grubbs, known as Tuckerman Creative Ministries for Justice & Healing. She also has worked as a scholar activist for many years in urban contexts, currently teaches as a Lecturer at Boston University, and is the author of Violent Trauma, Culture and Power: An Interdisciplinary Exploration in Lived Religion as well as chapters in other volumes. Her website is www.revmichellewalsh.com.